ⓘ Xylophanes xylobotes

                                     

ⓘ Xylophanes xylobotes

Xylophanes xylobotes is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from Peru.

It is similar to Xylophanes ceratomioides, but paler, and all three dorsal lines of the abdomen narrow and uniformly continuous. The black line is the apical antenna is very short. Front wing top is also very similar in General pattern to Xylophanes ceratomioides, but the main color is a light brown and black pattern elements are less serious. The basal patch on the inner edge a pale greenish-buff and Costa has a few rudimentary preapical and apical black spots. Pale subbasal and median bands on the wings are pale yellow on top.

There are probably three generations per year with adults recorded in February, June and October.

The larvae probably feed on Rubiaceae species.